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Posts tagged “Cal Strength

Hip Cleaning 101

Rob Blackwell and Spencer Moorman answer some of the frequent questions we get regarding the hip cleaning technique that they use, including why they use the hip clean, what the proper technique is, and what the deal is with the arm bend. They also demonstrate the difference between a hip clean and a regular clean, as well as the proper vs improper way to do a hip clean.


Snatch, Clean and Jerk Off

Highlights from California Strength Olympic weightlifting team practicing off the blocks. Jon North hit a 180kg Clean and Jerk. Kevin Cornell lifted 175 and nearly made 182 Clean and Jerk. Rob Blackwell PR’d with a 152 Clean and Jerk. Spencer Moorman made a 161 Snatch even at a lower body weight.